DailyDirt: Putting An End To Cancer...

from the urls-we-dig-up dept

Cancer isn't a single specific disease that can be cured with a universal treatment because there are many, many different kinds of cancers. Just about any multi-cellular organism can suffer from cancer, but the occurrence of cancer in some species is remarkably low -- leading scientists to study those animals to find out why -- to see if there might be a strategy for preventing cancers in mammals like us. Here are just a few interesting links on cancer research. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: cancer, cure, disease, hyaluronan, insects, medicine, myth, naked mole rat, sharks


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    Anonymous Coward, 8 Jul 2013 @ 5:20pm

    I, for one, welcome our new naked mole rat overlords....

    old joke, I know. still couldn't resist.

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